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  • 2 August 2013

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $12,728,225 for dredging services in support of various projects. Work will be performed in West Baton Rouge Parish, La., West Feliciana Parish, La., St. Martin Parish, La., and St. Mary Parish, La. The type of appropriation will be determined […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Weeks Marine and Eastern Shipbuilding Group (Eastern) have signed a contract to construct a sister ship to Weeks Marine’s TSHD Magdalen, the twin screw trailing suction hopper dredge built by Eastern and placed into service in 2018. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility. “I spoke this morning with […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Toms River Township, New Jersey, said in their latest announcement that following a long stretch of bad weather, dredging operations have resumed in Ortley and have begun in the North Beaches. The latest estimates from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are that Ortley will be complete around this December and the North Beaches […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews from the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company have completed work in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, according to the town’s latest update. The town reported that at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 the Liberty Island dredge and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock pumped the last load of sand onto Kill Devil Hills’ […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) and Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI) have signed a contract to complete the construction of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the Magdalen.  The contract for the 356’ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger that will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility, was signed on Friday, March 27th 2015. Named the WMI 475 […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County has filed a lawsuit against Weeks Marine Inc. for property damage the company allegedly caused to its facility during the dredging project, reports panews.com. According to the lawsuit, Weeks Marine was the owner of the dredger which has damaged several wooden cluster piles at the […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The Louisiana based company, Weeks Marine Inc, has won the Wrightsville Beach and Ocean Isle Beach maintenance dredging contract. This $15 mln beach replenishment project, located in NC, consists of dredging, transporting, placing and shaping beach fill and performing all pre and post construction beach surveys. The borrow area for Wrightsville Beach is located in […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine has completed works on the segment four of the Navarre Beach Renourishment Project in Santa Rosa County, Florida. During the past week, crews on the Navarre Beach project continued filling the fourth and final segment, including restoration of dunes. Approximately 210,000 cubic yards of sand were pumped on the beach, bringing the total renourishment […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. recently won a $15.7 million USACE Galveston District contract for the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, Redfish Reef to Morgan’s Point. According to the Corps, the contractor will remove approximately 2.3 million cubic yards of shoal material from the channels using a hydraulic pipeline dredge to ensure waterways remain open for navigation. “Dredging allows the […]

  • 17 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 11 – 17, 2019).   Van Oord Kicks Off Port of Caldera Dredging In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the latest edition of their On the Road Again videos, bringing more details about the recently completed East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project in New York.  In the video, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach replenishment project at Pt. Pleasant Beach in Ocean County (NJ) is set to begin this April, according to the Army Corps. The anticipated start day in Point Pleasant Beach is April 7th; latest start date of April 19th, reported the Corps. USACE’s contractor – Weeks Marine Inc. – will be using multiple dredges to […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen was launched last Friday, March 31, at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton yard in Panama City, Florida. The vessel, being built for Weeks Marine Inc., has already been earmarked for a project at the end of this year. Design and engineering of the 6,540m³ TSHD has been performed by Royal […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Margate City has just announced that the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is set to start on 23 June and run through August 31, 2017. Pipeline set-up works will begin on June 15 and equipment will be demobilized the week of September 1 through 7, according to a document published on Margate City’s website. The […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weeks Marine, Inc., Houma, LA, has announced the completion of two major investments that will increase the competitiveness and efficiency of the company’s dredging, sediment slurry pumping and placement capability in Coastal Louisiana and around the USA. Both cutter suction dredge EW Ellefsen and the Weeks 320 Unloader, a hopper barge unloader that pumps material from […]

  • 13 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 7 – October 13, 2019).   Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek Dredging Work Wraps Up The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, awarded their channel dredging and beach nourishment project contract to Weeks Marine during a special meeting last week. The $24.6 million project, often referred to as the Local Storm Damage Reduction Plan or SDR, includes dredging the New Topsail Inlet and the side channels in Banks Channel and […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    After nearly two weeks of severe weather, the dredger Magdalen returned to Long Beach Island, NJ, yesterday to resume dredging and beachfill work, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. The twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) is owned and operated by Weeks Marine Inc. The Magdalen is one of the two newest, and among […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District recently awarded $54.6 million in dredging contracts for the work along the Texas coast. The following contracts were awarded: $26,571,750 awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., for deferred environmental restoration along the Houston Ship Channel. This contract will use material mined from the HSC beneficially to construct marsh […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $21,253,000 to Weeks Marine, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately four million cubic yards of shoaled material from Redfish Reef to Beacon 78 with material being placed […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     A new video has been released showing unique footage of progress on the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI). In the video, Project Manager, Robert Vohden, discussed the particulars of Contract 3B2 and how its benefiting the community of Fire Island. The FIMI Project was designed to provide […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just provided the latest update on the Beach Nourishment operations in the Town of Kitty Hawk and Buxton. After a temporary cease of operations due to bad weather and sea conditions in the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company are working their way south from […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marine dredging and constructing contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has ordered from Royal IHC a dynamic positioning and tracking (DP/DT) system and eco pump controllers for the trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen. “The two efficiency enhancing systems, provided by our North American subsidiary IHC America Inc, will considerably optimize the Magdalen’s dredging performance, enhance fuel savings […]

  • 26 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 20-26, 2016).   Weeks Marine Completes Navarre Beach Renourishment Project Weeks Marine has completed works on the segment four of the Navarre Beach Renourishment Project in Santa Rosa County, Florida.   VIDEO: First Dredging Job for Boskalis’ Magnor The […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to a news release from the Pentagon, Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington has won the dredging contracts worth $25.1 million. One of these works includes a $17.3 million contract for flood control and emergency repair work at Absecon, N.J., and another is a $7.8 million contract for maintenance dredging at Plaquemines, La. In over […]